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The First First Friday Honolulu Art Gallery Walk is tomorrow - March 1st, 2024 (see details below). Come on down to Chinatown/Downtown from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with after hour activities until 2:00 am) and visit the galleries and merchants and enjoy their impressive array of exhibits and events.

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Profiles Of The Month

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  • Downtown Art Center, Honolulu Hawaii

  • Kahi Ching Art Studio

  • Hawaii Craftsmen

  • Next Door
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FF EVENT - Capitol Modern - Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday - March 2024 - Featuring Crossing Rain, Jeff Yoko, Made II Order, Art Exhibits and More (3/1/2024 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Free, family-friendly evening of art and music. More...

FF EVENT - Downtown Art Center Presents - Interpreting the Wild" with Hiroki Morinoue, Setsuko Watanabe-Morinoue and Miho Morinoue & Mokuhanga: Building on Tradition (3/1/2024 - 5:30 to 8 p.m)

Downtown Art Center is thrilled to present two very special exhibitions in our Main Gallery and Courtyard Gallery: “Interpreting the Wild,” a collection of the work of Hawai‛i Island artists Hiroki Morinoue, Setsuko Watanabe-Morinoue and Miho Morinoue in the Main Gallery, and “Mokuhanga: Building on Tradition,” featuring a group of artists that have been studying mokuhanga (Japanese woodblock printing) under legendary printmaking pioneer Hiroki Morinoue through the Donkey Mill Art Center. More...

FF NEWS - Hawaii Theatre - COMING EVENTS

Proclaimed as the "Pride of the Pacific," the beautiful Hawaii Theatre, built by the Consolidated Amusement Company, opened its doors September 6, 1922 in downtown Honolulu. More...

FF EVENT - VNTG, Inc - a Furniture Store Special First Friday Event (3/1/2024 - 6pm)

VNTG, Inc. is a tech startup disguised as a furniture store. We specialize in mid-century modern, vintage and contemporary design. Our goal is to help you find pieces that will perfectly complete your interior design goals and fit your unique style and budget. Join us Friday evening for some fun and festivities with our special guests @solandmer ! Plus a one night special - 10% off everything in store! Starts at 6pm @firstfridayhawaiiartwalk More...

FF EVENT - Hawaii Theatre Center - Piano in the Park (3/1/2024 - 9am to 5pm)

This upcoming Friday, enjoy your favorite musicians live at Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park! Check out the incredible lineup of artists we have in store! Brought to you in collaboration with the Hawaii Tourism Authority, this will be a community driven event with no admission fee. More...

FF EVENT - Arts at Marks Garage First Friday - MARCH 2024 - HER STORY III Exhibit (3/1/2024 - See notes for times)

Empowered women empower women, and these women mean it! Curators MaryAnne Long and Elizabeth O'Brien are soliciting ORIGINAL 2D and 3D art created by women, to celebrate Women's History Month. In its third year, the HERSTORY exhibit is a powerful demonstration of the creativity women possess, and we are proud to host this annual exhibit again. More...

FF EVENT - NextDoor First Friday - Tiki Taboo ft. Special Guests: Peter Bond & The Tube Monsters (3/1/2024 - 10pm - 2am)

Welcome to Tiki Taboo ft. Special Guests: Peter Bond & The Tube Monsters! Join us for an unforgettable night of music and fun at NextDoor. Get ready to groove to the tunes of Peter Bond and The Tube Monsters as they take the stage and bring the house down. This promises to be a night to remember, so grab your friends and come on down for party like no other. Don't miss out on this epic evening of live music and good vibes! More...

FF EVENT - Bar 35 - First Friday! (3/1/2024 - 4pm-2am)

Exclusive, stylish and sexy, BAR 35 is host to the most discriminating drinker. Over 100 beers from around the world. More...

FF EVENT - Proof Social Club First Friday - The Ghost Town with DJ's Jet Boy and Robby (3/1/2024 - See notes for times)

DJ's Jet Boy and Robby spin a special First Friday edition of The Ghost Town - with indie rock, new wave and electronica tracks all night More...

FF NEWS - Capitol Modern - The Hawai‘i State Art Museum MARCH 2024 Events

Capitol Modern is eager for the public to experience this next chapter in their evolution as the people’s museum, and the opportunity to reach diverse audiences in all Hawai‘i communities. More...

FF NEWS - Aloha To Our 95th Lei Court Candidates!

The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) proudly announces the candidates for the 95th Annual Lei Court Selection! More...

FF NEWS - University Of Hawai'i Art Gallery - CURRENT & COMING EXHIBITS

Coming Events at University of Hawaii Art Gallery More...

FF NEWS - The Magical Mystery Show at Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel - $20 Off Coupons, Discounts, Promo Codes, Free Offers, Sales - Oahu, Waikiki Honolulu, Hawaii

Best Magic Show in Oahu, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii - Travel back in time to a "London Salon" for a truly magical show brought to you by our world-class magicians. Like the parlour magicians of the old era, they will mystify you with illusions at The Magical Mystery Show! Join us at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel to see the miracles of magic for yourself. GET $20 OFF OR FREE MAGIC KIT ($25 VALUE) More...

FF NEWS - Experience Hawaiian Voyaging Traditions At The 15th Annual Kualoa/Hakipu'u Canoe Fest!

Ocean-goers of all skill levels are once again invited to venture out to Kualoa Regional Park to experience the Polynesian voyaging tradition during the 15th Annual Kualoa/Hakipu‘u Canoe Festival! More...

FF NEWS - The Zoo Needs You! This Is The Final Week For Everyone To Vote The Honolulu Zoo As America’s Best Zoo

The beloved Honolulu Zoo has a chance to be chosen as the Best Zoo in America as the final full week of voting gets underway in USA Today's 10Best Reader's Choice Awards contest. The Honolulu Zoo was most recently ranked 4th, trailing only behind prestigious zoos including the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, and the North Carolina Zoo. The month-long contest wraps up at 7 a.m. HST, Monday, March 4. Everyone can vote once per day until then. More...

FF NEWS - Waikiki Beach Activities at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Surf Lessons, SUP Yoga, Boat Cruises - Great Prices and Offers

BOOK NOW! Book your activity, surf lessons, sup yoga, boat cruise at great prices in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - FEBRUARY 2024 FIRE SAFETY TIP - Electrical Safety And Home Fires

Electronics can be a fire hazard if not maintained or used correctly. In fact, electrical malfunctions is a top cause of home fires. Here are a few tips on electrical safety to prevent home fires. More...

FF NEWS - City Provides Update On Availability Of Refuse Collection Trucks On Oahu

The City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Environmental Services (ENV) wishes to inform the public of the possibility of intermittent delays in curbside refuse and recycling collection due to a shortage of available collection trucks. More...

FF NEWS - Oahu Motorists Urged To Follow Existing Rules For Personalized License Plates

O‘ahu motorists are being reminded about existing rules for personalized Hawai'i license plates. More...

FF NEWS - FEBRUARY 2024 ESTATE & TRUST TIP - How to Prepare for Estate Planning

It is good to plan your estate planning at the beginning of the year and actually follow through with it while you can. Here are some tips. More...

FF EVENT - Map of First Friday Art Walk Event Calendar MARCH 1, 2024

last update: 2/29/2024 Interactive map of event calendar. More...

FF NEWS - Extensive Field Rejuvenation At Waipio Soccer Complex Expected To Be Complete In Time For Summer Tournaments

An effort to rejuvenate the popular fields at the Waipi‘o Soccer Complex with extensive, coordinated work is expected to be finished this summer, just in time for several popular soccer tournaments. The ultimate goal of this effort is to increase the quality of these fields to tournament-level specifications by eradicating weeds, stimulating new grass growth, leveling uneven surfaces, and other repairs to all of the complex’s fields. More...

FF NEWS - Calling All Keiki Artists To Participate In The Mayor's Memorial Day Poster Contest!

Calling all keiki artists across the Hawaiian Islands! The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the opening of the 2024 Mayor’s Memorial Day Poster Contest. This annual contest challenges all school-age keiki to craft their best visual representation of our "Sew a Lei for Memorial Day" effort, to place a fresh lei on the approximately 38,000 graves within the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Pūowaina (Punchbowl) for the annual Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony. More...

FF NEWS - Public Meeting Scheduled For Pahinui Pavilion , Comfort Station, Recreation Building Projects At Waimanalo Beach Park

A public meeting for the community to comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA), detailing proposed improvements to the Waimānalo Beach Park’s pavilion, comfort stations, and recreation building, is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21, 2024, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Waimānalo District Park Gymnasium. More...

FF NEWS - American Red Cross Hawaii Volunteer Opportunities - Volunteer to Support Maui Community

With your help, the promise of neighbor helping neighbor in times of trouble becomes a reality and our communities become safer places to live. Show your aloha and become a volunteer for the American Red Cross in Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - Cherry Blossom Tree's Hawaiian Journey Continues With Plantings In Wahiawā, Mānoa

The passage of a voyage unique can be more fulfilling than a journey complete. Years of international collaboration to establish thriving cherry blossom trees (Sakura ) in the Hawaiian Islands continues with 23 donated Sakura ceremoniously planted in two City parks this week. More...

FF NEWS - Oahu Residents Get Heads-Up On Early Renewal Of Driver's Licenses And State Ids

The Department of Customer Services is reminding the 81,000-plus Oahu residents whose driver's licenses and state identification cards will expire this year that they can renew these credentials up to six months in advance. More...

FF NEWS - Hawaiian Electric - Energy Conservation, Savings and Efficiency Tips

REDUCE YOUR ELECTRIC BILL! - Looking for ways to reduce the amount of energy you use and save money? Practical tips to conserve energy, manage your bills and protect the planet! More...


Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.! More...

FF NEWS - Midas Hawaii - We Take Care Of Everything

TIRES. BRAKES. OIL. EVERYTHING. Click on link to get online specials and coupons. More...

FF NEWS - JDM Used Cars For Sale with Photos In Oahu Honolulu, Kaimuki Hawaii - JDM Hawaii Sky Auto Repair

JDM Used cars for sale on the island of Oahu, Honolulu, Kaimuki, Hawaii. Our customers can count on quality used cars, great prices, and a knowledgeable sales staff. More...

FF NEWS - Ala Moana Dental Care Is Open For Emergency Dental Care Services, Teeth Cleaning, And Other Dental Services

Now open 7 Days a Week, 6am - 8pm for your emergency dental care, teeth cleanings and general dental services. Please know that we have further heightened our already extremely rigid sterilization procedures to keep our patients safe. Our number one priority preventing the spread of COVID-19 in our community. More...

FF NEWS - Best Pack and Ship Hawaii Services - Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii - Coupons and Discounts

The is your premiere resource to learn all about the best packing, shipping and freight services on the Island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii. More...

FF NEWS - Pro Home Repair LLC - John Hansen - Oahu, Downtown-Chinatown, Honolulu, Hawaii Handyman Construction Work

If it breaks I can fix it. If it needs to be built I can build it. If it needs to be installed I can install it. I will do the job with the upmost honesty and expertise. We are a one stop shop that takes pride in everything that we do. All work is guaranteed. Many referrals available upon request. More...

FF NEWS - Best Whale Watching in Waikiki, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii - Port Waikiki Cruises - Spirit of Aloha Whale Watch Tour

Whale Watch on the Spirit of Aloha from Waikiki. Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. These trips are dedicated to whale-watching. See whales or cruise again for free on a trip of same or lesser value (no refunds). Wildlife guaranty is for re-rides ONLY, No refunds. More...

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Keep up with the latest news from the First Friday community - special events, calendars, Downtown/Chinatown news, art news and much more! More...

FF NEWS - R & C Roofing Contractors Roof Discount Coupon Deal Sales Offers - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii - (Lic. #C 33642)

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FF NEWS - FREE Home Fire Safety Assessment and 167 Piece Emergency Preparedness Kit From Hero Fire Protection

Learn how to protect from a fire disaster! This program is FREE for your entire family and could mean the difference in saving your loved ones in the event of a fire emergency. HERO Fire Protection will also provide you with a FREE Emergency Preparedness Kit ($60 value) More...

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- 4 great profiles of this month
Downtown Art Center, Honolulu Hawaii (808) 521-2903
Downtown Art Center (DAC) is an evolving gallery and workshop space for Oahu's arts scene. DAC strives to become a thriving center for the arts by providing display space for local artists and art organizations, workshop classrooms, performances, and more.
Kahi Ching Art Studio 808-561-1032
Painting, woodwork and bonsai fine art from Hawaiian artist Kahi Ching. With an entrepreneurial attitude and over 30 years as an artist, he created Kahi Gallery (2006), an extension of his own artistic and technical vision, a place where he can be an artist full time.
Hawaii Craftsmen (808)521-3282
A tradition of excellence. Hawai'i Craftsmen support high standards of quality among member craftsmen who work in clay, fiber, glass metal, mixed media and wood. Increasing awareness of fine crafts since 1966.
Next Door (808) 852-2243
Deep in the heart of Honolulu's Chinatown is Nextdoor, Hawaii's underground art and music haven. Next Door Chinatown's Concert Hall & Cinema Lounge. Music Next Door is a multi-media space offering film, music and art.
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